Rhinos and Indian leopards are a threat, but how do they stack up against Asian forest centipedes, orangutans and flower urchins?
Golden eagles, coconut crabs, sharks and camel spiders face off for most terrifying against sun bears and saltwater crocodiles.
Slow lorises, plague-bearing black rats, fat-tailed scorpions, Indian cobras, poisonous toads and stingrays vie for the top spot.
Langur monkeys, tigers, Joro spiders and tomistomas compete with Asian needle ants, otters and king cobras for first place.
Will top honors be won by water buffaloes, needlefish, toxic crabs, mugger crocodiles, box jellyfish or reticulated pythons?
Cone snails, Asian black bears, red pandas and deadly coral snakes battle Eurasian lynxes, Asian elephants and red lionfish.
Facing off for top predator status are Asiatic lions, Komodo dragons, electric rays, golden jackals, wolverines, striped eel catfish and brown bears.
The field narrows as wild boars, feral dogs, pufferfish, Indian red scorpions, Asian tiger mosquitoes and common kraits square off.
The formidable features of wolves, stonefish and Malayan porcupines are compared against those of sloth bears, gibbons and snow leopards.
Honey badgers don't care, but Russell's vipers, triggerfish, macaques, yaks and blue-ringed octopuses nearly match their daunting reputation.
Giant moray eels compete with gaurs, banded sea kraits, Asian forest scorpions, gharials, billfish and Asian giant hornets in the final round.
The 72 most formidable wild animals in Asia have been profiled and the finalists selected -- but only one can be named most dangerous.